The Terrifying VHS White Screen of Death

I am not sure how many of you would fall asleep watching VHS tapes, but if you did, you were probably awoken more than one time by this horrible ear popping sound and found your room bathed in a terrifying white light.

Not all tapes had the the Terrifying VHS White Screen of Death, but enough did that it has entered our collective memories.


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One thought on “The Terrifying VHS White Screen of Death

  1. There was a Weird Al album that had a hidden track. If you let the cd play past the last song, all of a sudden there he was screaming and playing instruments. Scared the crap out of my friends one time.

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